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Live Alaskan King Crabs

The Royalty of the Sea

Feast your eyes on the King crus¬≠tacean that is the Red Alaskan King Crab. The King Crab is one of the most cov¬≠et¬≠ed and valu¬≠able crus¬≠taceans in the mar¬≠ket due to its large size and sweet taste. Feel like a fine din¬≠ing restau¬≠rant in your home by hav¬≠ing this in your next fan¬≠cy din¬≠ner spread. You won‚Äôt regret invit¬≠ing such royalty.

Tast­ing Notes from the Curator

The tex¬≠ture of Alaskan King Crab meat is more del¬≠i¬≠cate and soft¬≠er in appear¬≠ance com¬≠pared to oth¬≠er crab species. Alas¬≠ka King Crab also tends to have a unique ‚Äč‚Äúsweet‚ÄĚ taste that is unlike any oth¬≠er crab meat. Often its legs are pop¬≠u¬≠lar¬≠ly used in a vari¬≠ety of dish¬≠es due to its thick meat con¬≠tent but the insides of the crab body, espe¬≠cial¬≠ly crab fat or as Fil¬≠ipinos call it, aligue, is just as sin¬≠ful¬≠ly deli¬≠cious when cooked properly. 

Prepa­ra­tion

A whole Alaskan King Crab will give you all sorts of options for any occa¬≠sion. Its meat can be used in a vari¬≠ety of dish¬≠es, includ¬≠ing dips, soups, and crab cakes. You may also eat the meat fresh out of the shell whilst dip¬≠ping it into a melt¬≠ed but¬≠ter sauce or your pre¬≠ferred home¬≠made cock¬≠tail sauce. 

The Alaskan King Crab‚Äôs insides of the crab body shell can have a num¬≠ber of uses. The white yel¬≠low fat inside the back of the shell is crab fat or aligue and it can be used to spruce up dish¬≠es such as fried rice or veg¬≠etable stews. The firm,orange-red crab roe or eggs can be used for soup. The yel¬≠low¬≠ish part is the crab‚Äôs hepatopan¬≠creas or toma¬≠l¬≠ley also known as crab mus¬≠tard. In Japan¬≠ese cui¬≠sine, crab toma¬≠l¬≠ley is used as kani miso and can make a dif¬≠fer¬≠ence in a num¬≠ber of seafood dishes. 

Match your cho¬≠sen crab dish with a love¬≠ly bot¬≠tle of your favorite white wine‚ÄČ‚ÄĒ‚ÄČChardon¬≠nay, Sauvi¬≠gnon Blanc or a Dry Ries¬≠ling. You will find that dri¬≠er whites make a per¬≠fect pair¬≠ing part¬≠ner for this roy¬≠al dish so avoid the sweet wines or wines that may have the ten¬≠den¬≠cy to over¬≠pow¬≠er the del¬≠i¬≠cate taste of crab meat. 

Live at your Door

Your live Alaskan King Crabs are brought to you by our offi¬≠cial part¬≠ner, Cold¬≠est Catch. Cold¬≠est Catch is a local provider that offers the fresh¬≠est rare seafood species to the Philip¬≠pine mar¬≠ket. With their best picks, impec¬≠ca¬≠ble ser¬≠vice and ded¬≠i¬≠ca¬≠tion to qual¬≠i¬≠ty that match¬≠es that of The Bow Tie Duck, you can ensure your live Alaskan King Crabs are the cold¬≠est and fresh¬≠est catch.

Storage Instructions

For longer stor¬≠age, place the box con¬≠tain¬≠er, with all its con¬≠tents intact, inside your refrig¬≠er¬≠a¬≠tor or cool¬≠er at (1- 4 C) Fresh water will kill the crabs imme¬≠di¬≠ate¬≠ly so avoid wash¬≠ing them. The Alaskan King Cab can be kept alive for 48 more hours if stored prop¬≠er¬≠ly but it is rec¬≠om¬≠mend¬≠ed you cook and con¬≠sume them imme¬≠di¬≠ate¬≠ly to ensure the best taste. 

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